On the eve of the First World War, a man comes to London to commit a murder that would change history.
Ken Follett was twenty-seven when he wrote Eye of the Needle, an award-winning thriller that became an international bestseller. He then surprised everyone with The Pillars of the Earth, about the building of a cathedral in the Middle Ages, which continues to captivate millions of readers all over the world and its long-awaited sequel, World Without End, was a number one bestseller and was followed by A Column of Fire. He has written the bestselling Century trilogy, which comprises Fall of Giants, Winter of the World and Edge of Eternity.
Ken Follett has done it once more . . . goes down with the ease and
impact of a well-prepared martini * The New York Times Book Review
Eerily plausible . . . one of Follett's finest * Time *